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Special Education Degree and Certification Programs

Master's Degree Programs

Master's (M.Ed.) Behavior Analysis

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Behavior Analysis is designed for the college graduate who is interested in pursuing advanced studies in behavior analysis.

Master's (M.Ed.) Special Education

Graduates work as special education teachers in both public and private K-12 classrooms. 

Master's (M.ED.) in Special Education and Special Education PreK-12 PA Teacher Certification

Graduates work as secondary general and special education teachers in both public and private K-12 classrooms. 

Master's (M.ED.) in Special Education with Special Education PreK-12 and General Education PreK-4 PA Teacher Certification

Graduates work as secondary general and special education teachers in both public and private K-12 classrooms. 

Master's (M.ED.) in Special Education with Special Education Pre-K12 and General Education 7-12 PA Teacher Certification

Graduates work as elementary and secondary special education and/or general education teachers in both public and private K-12 classrooms. 

Doctoral Degree Program

Ph.D. Special Education

Our program prepares students for careers in educational leadership in higher education as teacher trainers, consultants, and researchers.

Professional Development Certificate Program

Certificate in Behavior Analysis

This certificate program provides a concentration of coursework in behavior analysis for practitioners interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in implementing evidence-based behavioral support strategies. These course hours can be applied to the coursework required for the Pennsylvania Behavior Specialist licensure (you will need to meet additional hours and requirements to qualify).

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate

Lehigh's TESOL Certificate is designed for individuals interested in the TESOL profession, whether in domestic or international settings. This practical and versatile four-course certificate will assist current or prospective educators in developing their pedagogical expertise in TESOL best practices that they can utilize in higher education, adult/literacy education, and English as a foreign language (EFL) education classrooms.